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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 110.00
For Her Good Estate recounts the trials and triumphs of a fourteenth-century English noblewoman. Elizabeth de Burgh led a tumultuous early life: an arranged marriage, an abduction leading to a clandestine second marriage, a forced third marriage to a man who died a traitor. Afterwards, empowered by a vow of chastity to insure her independence, Elizabeth... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 35.00
In Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England, Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz provide a forum for the underexamined, anomalous reigns of queens in history. These regimes, primarily regarded as interruptions to the normal male monarchy, have been examined largely as isolated cases. This interdisciplinary study of queens throughout... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
During the tumultuous closing decades of the nineteenth century, as the prospect of democracy loomed and as intensified global economic and strategic competition reshaped the political imagination, British thinkers grappled with the question of how best to organize the empire. Many found an answer to the anxieties of the age in the idea of Greater... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
Accounts of Jack Cade's 1450 Rebellion, each inherently different and highly subjective, form the dominant entry in the London chronicles of the Fifteenth Century. In the first study of the primary documents related to the Cade Rebellion, Alexander L. Kaufman demonstrates how the chroniclers produced multiple representations of the event, and how... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 10.99
There may not be a more fascinating a historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent, yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in the courts of England and elsewhere. It was a world in transition, soon to be replaced by the Renaissance and the Age of Exploration -- and John... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 144.99
Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs is the first detailed consideration of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon society dealt with social outcasts. Beginning with the period following Roman rule and ending in the century following the Norman Conquest, it surveys a period of fundamental social change, which included the conversion to Christianity, the emergence... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
The popular notion that sees the Anglo-Saxon era as ?The Dark Ages? perhaps has tended to obscure for many people the creations and strengths of that time. This collection, in examining many aspects of pre-Norman Britain, helps to illuminate how Anglo-Saxon society contributed to the continuity of knowledge between the ancient world and the modern... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 23.99
Assembling leading experts on the subject, this account explores the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of thousands of villages and smaller settlements in England and Wales between 1340 and 1750. By revisiting the deserted villages, this breakthrough study addresses questions that have plagued archaeologists, geographers, and historians... more...